Electrical Engineer

Brierley Hill, England, United Kingdom
Cold Storage
Brierley Hill, England, United Kingdom
Cold Storage

Bring the advanced electrical engineering skills necessary to keep our sophisticated cold storage site and its infrastructure in optimum condition.

Thermotraffic is a leading international supplier of specialized, temperature-controlled logistics services to importers, manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers and distributors. This requires us to operate and maintain advanced cold store infrastructure to the highest levels of efficiency and Health & Safety. Is this something you can help us to deliver as a proven Electrical Engineer with a general and specialized knowledge of electrical engineering and facilities maintenance? Can you ensure a safe, clean and smooth-running site while guiding employees and applying rigorous attention to detail? If so, please read on to find out more about a role in which you will be highly valued by your colleagues and Thermotraffic.

Safety and excellence

Your core task in this Electrical Engineer role is to monitor and maintain the electrical aspects of the cold store building, its refrigeration plant and other applicable services to agreed standards. In doing so you deliver excellent housekeeping to the levels required by Thermotraffic and its customers. Needless to say, you manage all work in accordance with the Health & Safety Policy and safe systems of work.

Daily jobs include:

  • Maintaining optimum conditions of the refrigeration plant, including engine room, condensers and evaporators and fans;
  • Carrying out planned maintenance programmes to machinery and equipment.

To achieve this, you supervise specialist contractors. You also keep comprehensive up-to-date records of all electrical engineering and related activity, ensuring that it conforms to all company, Health and Safety and statutory requirements. In addition, you occasionally provide support at other Thermotraffic sites and deputise for other electrical engineers in their absence. When necessary you perform out of hours call outs to attend to the refrigeration plant and to take action to restore normal operational conditions.

You report day-to-day issues to the Site Manager and the Head of Engineering on all technical matters.

A large and international structure

Thermotraffic is a 100% subsidiary of the Nichirei Corporation. We offer a seamless, end-to-end multi-temperature warehousing and logistics chain. You will therefore be working within a substantial and proven organization that offers all the resources necessary to do your job to the best of your ability.

The Thermotraffic offer

Thermotraffic takes pride in creating a friendly and informal working atmosphere where everyone looks out for each other. Other benefits include:

Market-based salary;

  • 20 days annual holidays plus bank holidays;
  • Pension and insurances;
  • Training opportunities;
  • An informal working atmosphere within an experienced team.

This highly responsible position calls for real attention to detail, numeracy, and IT literacy. Beyond that, you are pro-active and enthusiastic with the strong interpersonal skills that will enable you to manage and give guidance to junior engineering staff. And, of course, you have a sound knowledge of health and safety and an understanding of safe working systems and their implications in the workplace.

The formal requirements for the role are:

  • General electrical engineering knowledge. Qualified refrigeration experience is preferred but training will be given;
  • Experience with the industrial and 3-phase electrical control panel required for temperature-controlled food storage warehousing;
  • Able to find and understand electrical drawings and schematics;
  • Experience in building/facility maintenance;
  • Able to work in a cold store environment;
  • Previous experience in warehousing, distribution/logistics is an advantage;
  • Experience of working in the cold storage industry is desirable but not essential;

Get in touch!

If you think this is the role for you, please contact us today at +31 (6) 82399779 or careers@thermotraffic.com

If you say food logistics, you say Thermotraffic

Thermotraffic provides a seamless, global one stop service for temperature-controlled food logistics. Always and everywhere, our aim is to be an irreplaceable partner for our customers by providing a combination of flexible and innovative solutions. Our people are the foundation of our success so we focus on personal and professional development within an enjoyable, safe and rewarding workplace. The result is a collaborative and can-do spirit that drives us to go the extra mile in order to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers. At all our sites across Europe, you’ll be encouraged to acquire new skills and broaden your perspective so that you’re equipped to challenge the status quo and make a valuable contribution to Thermotraffic and the wider industry.

Applying with us

Submit your application

Related stories

Cold Storage

Adrian McGee
Site Manager

Adrian has been with Norish all his working life, starting as a cleaner

Read Adrian‘s story
Cold Storage

Adam March
General Manager Kevin Hancock Ltd

Adam has played a key role in the success of Kevin Hancock and looks forward to the further rollout of the company’s added value services.

Read Adam‘s story

Make a job alert

Notify me about new jobs